Saturday Baking – Olive Bread

House to myself on a Saturday so time for a spot of Baking using up some left over olives. Next time would probably add more Olives.

First off an Olive Bread based on this recipe.

Olive Bread

Ingredients:
200g strong wholemeal bread flour
300g strong white bread flour
2 tsp of fast acting yeast
1 teaspoon pouring salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
350ml luke warm water
90g chopped mixed fresh olives.
1 tsp dried rosemary

Mix all ingredients except the olives and rosemary in a large bowl.
Knead for 10min until smooth and elastic.
Add Olives and rosemary and knead to mix them evenly distributed through the dough.
Place on Baking tray, cover in cling film, leave in warm place for 1hr or until doubled in size.
Knock back and again leave in warm place for 1hr or until doubled in size.
Dust with flower.

Bake at 200C for 30 min with pan of boiling water at bottom of the oven.

Leave to cool on cooling rack.

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